Co-Founder and Managing Director
Abhijit has nearly 20 years of diverse experience in development finance, commercial banking and microfinance. At UC, Abhijit has played a key role in developing and building the firm’s business, particularly in the microfinance sector. Previously, Abhijit was an AGM with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), where he oversaw SIDBI’s microfinance portfolio in the state of Andhra Pradesh, and also acted as the business development manager for SME projects. Abhijit started his career with the State Bank of India (SBI), where he worked in a variety of business areas in six different locations within India. Abhijit has co-authored articles on microfinance in international journals and is regularly quoted in leading national dailies in India.
Abhijit has a Bachelors degree in economics from Kolkata University and is a Certified Associate of IIBF, Mumbai. He has also attended the School of Applied Microfinance Program in Kenya and the Program on Strategic Leadership for Microfinance at the Harvard Business School.